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Texas Writes in Kaufman, TX

April 9, 2022 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

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Texas Writes is a statewide program that brings accomplished authors to rural libraries for a half day of presentations and panel discussions focused on the craft of writing.

Our Kaufman, TX event features Sarah Hepola presenting “Everybody Has A Story: Writing the Personal” and Kathleen Kent presenting “Criminal Minds: The Elements of Crime Writing”.

We’ll start at 10:00 AM CDT with our presentations and we’ll conclude with a conversation with both authors, moderated by WLT Executive Director Becka Oliver.

We hope to see you there!

Each event is free and open to the public. Refreshments are provided. To pre-register for this event, contact the library at (972) 932-6222.

Featured Presenter(s)

Kathleen Kent is a New York Times bestselling author and an Edgar Award Nominee for her contemporary crime trilogy, The Dime, The Burn and The Pledge.  Ms. Kent is also the author of three award-winning historical novels, The Heretic’s DaughterThe Traitor’s Wife, and The Outcasts.  Her newest novel, Black Wolf, an international spy thriller, was published February 2023 and has received glowing reviews in both the US and the UK.  She has written short stories and essays for D Magazine, Texas Monthly and LitHub, and has been published in the crime anthology Dallas Noir.   In March 2020 she was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters for her contribution to Texas literature.
Sarah Hepola is the author of the bestselling Blackout and whatever she happens to write next. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times magazine, Elle, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Guardian, Salon, and Texas Monthly, where she is a writer-at-large.


April 9, 2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
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Kaufman County Library
3790 S Houston St.
Kaufman, 75142
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